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Should governments meddle in M&A?  Mon, 14 Jul '14 | 2:00 AM ET

Lothar Mentel, CIO at Tatton Investment Management, discusses governments' involvement in M&A deals and the current M&A environment.

Why Japanese investors buy European bonds  Mon, 14 Jul '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole, comments on the "Japanization" of European bonds and the impact Japanese demand has had on euro zone spreads.

Farnborough: What to expect  Mon, 14 Jul '14 | 1:30 AM ET

Grant Rogan, founder and CEO of Blenheim Capital, discusses the Farnborough Air Show and whether a bubble is developing in the airline sector.

Argentina wants it as much as Germany: Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 11:50 AM ET

The World Cup final will be different to Brazil's recent thrashing, says Ramon Vega, CEO and founder of Vega Swiss Asset Management, who argues Argentina really wants to win.

Market overreacted to Indian budget: Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 11:40 AM ET

The market's negative reaction to India's budget is the result of both unjustified expectations and external factors, says Shweta Singh, economist at Lombard Street. .

European shares ended the day flat on Friday, as traders shrugged off some concerns about the condition of Portugal's banking sector, which had dragged global markets lower on Thursday.

The market's reaction to Espirito Santo is important as it puts into "sharp relief" latent fears about Europe's banking sector, says Nicholas Spiro, managing director of Spiro Sovereign Strategy.

First option for Serbia is EU: MK Group CEO  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 2:40 AM ET

Miodrag Kostic, CEO of MK Group, says it is important for Serbia to have good relations with its "neighbour" the European Union.

I think people are looking for an excuse to sell and, if earnings continue to come in weaker than expected, they could add up to make this a volatile summer, says Matthew McCormick, principal and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor.

No systemic risk from BES: Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 5:30 AM ET

Portugal's banking sector has gone through a transformative intervention, making its risk to Europe's banking system small, Antonio Roldan Mones, Portugal analyst at Eurasia Group.

The Arsenal deal makes sense: Puma  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 5:20 AM ET

The Arsenal deal makes sense for us financially, image-wise and strategy-wise, says Puma CEO Bjorn Gulden.

High-paying dividends a safe bet: Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Given the new realities of the low interest rates, stocks with high dividends above the 30-year treasury yield give the "psychological comfort" of being able to weather a storm, says Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors,

Nitesh Shah, analyst at ETF Securities, says investors are realizing the value of gold as an insurance hedge once again.

Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, says the sell-off related to the issues with Banco Espirito Santo are a buying opportunity for stocks.

Peter Garnry, equity strategist at Saxo Bank, says Portuguese stocks are overvalued and there is more value in other areas in Europe.

Jonathan Schachter, senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, says that ending the rocket fire from Hamas is the way to return to ceasefire, while boots on the ground remains a "possibility".

BES has 'capital, not solvency issues': Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 4:15 AM ET

Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says Banco Espirito Santo has capital problems not solvency issues.

Espirito Santo problem won't spread: Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Paulo Soares de Pinho, associate professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, says the issues at Banco Espirito Santo won't spread across Portugal.

From guessing the timing of tapering to predicting the winners of the World Cup, CNBC takes a look at the investment banks that got it wrong.

Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.

BES has 'good solvency': Ex-Portugal PM  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 3:30 AM ET

Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says Banco Espirito Santo has a "good solvency situation" but the family behind the lender has questions to answer.

Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says the government will not pay for Banco Espirito Santo.

Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, says there are "question marks" around the amount of capital Banco Espirito Santo has, but the lender is unlikely to default.

Investing in World Cup 'booze and betting'  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 3:00 AM ET

Alan Higgins, U.K. chief investment officer at Coutts, and Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, discuss what stocks could see a World Cup pop.

We are 'bond bulls', ECB will intervene: Pro  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 2:40 AM ET

Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.

European shares opened higher on Friday, seeing a slight bounce back, after markets plunged in the previous session amid concerns over the condition of Portugal's banking sector.

John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says he hopes the lender is "not in the news" for failing the forthcoming asset quality review.

John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says the banking issues in Portugal are "unfortunate" as it has come at a time when banks are trying to restore confidence in the sector.

Edward Hugh, an independent economist, says the euro zone debt crisis has not returned but the issues in Portugal are a "warning shot" that it might be back soon.

Italian banks 'resilient': Banking body  Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Giovanni Sabatini, managing director of the Italian Banks Association, says Italian Banks are in "good shape" and have worked hard to prepare for the asset quality review.

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